Blount County PUMA, TN

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
129,927
1.16% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
43.7
0.691% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
11.1%
5.38% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$56,667
4.67% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$182,100
4.3% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
56,797
2.71% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Blount County PUMA, TN had a population of 130k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $56,667. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Blount County PUMA, TN grew from 128,443 to 129,927, a 1.16% increase and its median household income grew from $54,140 to $56,667, a 4.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Blount County PUMA, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.93%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.63%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.782%). 3.61% of the households in Blount County PUMA, TN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.2% of the residents in Blount County PUMA, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Blount County PUMA, TN are Maryville College (266 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Blount County PUMA, TN was $182,100, and the homeownership rate was 75.4%. Most people in Blount County PUMA, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Blount County PUMA, TN was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Blount County PUMA, TN is home to a population of 130k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.91% of Blount County PUMA, TN residents were born outside of the country (3.78k people).

In 2019, there were 31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (118k people) in Blount County PUMA, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.81k White (Hispanic) and 3.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Blount County PUMA, TN are Spanish (2,546 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (251 speakers), and Japanese (187 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Blount County PUMA, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    118k ± 63
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.81k ± 217
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.42k ± 262
3.37%
Hispanic Population
4.38k people

In 2019, there were 31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (118k people) in Blount County PUMA, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.81k White (Hispanic) and 3.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.37% of the people in Blount County PUMA, TN are hispanic (4.38k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,546 speakers (2.06%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    251 speakers (0.203%)
  3. Japanese
    187 speakers (0.152%)

3.61% of Blount County PUMA, TN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Blount County PUMA, TN was Spanish. 2.06% of the overall population of Blount County PUMA, TN are native Spanish speakers. 0.203% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 0.152% speak Japanese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.91%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.78k people
2.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.72k people

As of 2019, 2.91% of Blount County PUMA, TN residents (3.78k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Blount County PUMA, TN was 2.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Blount County PUMA, TN was 43.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Blount County PUMA, TN are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Blount County PUMA, TN residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,405 ± 915 people
  2. Philippines
    318 ± 437 people
  3. Germany
    273 ± 405 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Blount County PUMA, TN was Mexico, the natal country of 1,405 Blount County PUMA, TN residents, followed by Philippines with 318 and Germany with 273.

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Citizenship

98.2%
2019 Citizenship
98.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.2% of Blount County PUMA, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Blount County PUMA, TN was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,671 ± 368
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,626 ± 268
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,588 ± 290

Blount County PUMA, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Tennessee, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Tennessee (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Tennessee across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Blount County PUMA, TN is $56,667. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Blount County PUMA, TN was Franklin & Brentwood Cities PUMA, TN with a value of $115,378, followed by Collierville Town & Germantown City PUMA, TN and Farragut Town PUMA, TN, with respective values of $95,741 and $88,844.

Males in Blount County PUMA, TN have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,632. The income inequality in Blount County PUMA, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Blount County PUMA, TN employs 56.8k people. The largest industries in Blount County PUMA, TN are Restaurants & Food Services (4,815 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,783 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,522 people), and the highest paying industries are Architectural, engineering & related services ($114,418), Scientific research & development services ($114,254), and Administration of human resource programs ($106,462).

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,667
2019 value
± $1,802
4.67%
1 Year Growth
± 4.33%

Households in Blount County PUMA, TN have a median annual income of $56,667, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,140 in 2018, which represents a 4.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,881
Average Male Salary in Blount County PUMA, TN
± $7,602
$42,632
Average Female Salary in Blount County PUMA, TN
± $7,264

In 2019, full-time male employees in Blount County PUMA, TN made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Blount County PUMA, TN by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Blount County PUMA, TN
  1. Asian
    $63,752 ± $117,696
  2. American Indian
    $53,286 ± $78,672
  3. White
    $44,670 ± $5,127

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Blount County PUMA, TN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Blount County PUMA, TN.

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Wage Distribution

0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Blount County PUMA, TN
0.457
2018 Wage GINI in Blount County PUMA, TN

In 2019, the income inequality in Blount County PUMA, TN was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.9% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Blount County PUMA, TN was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Blount County PUMA, TN in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Blount County PUMA, TN was Franklin & Brentwood Cities PUMA, TN with a value of $115,378, followed by Collierville Town & Germantown City PUMA, TN and Farragut Town PUMA, TN, with respective values of $95,741 and $88,844.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Blount County PUMA, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blount County PUMA, TN (14.2k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    13,085 ± 842
  2. Hispanic
    1,030 ± 246
  3. Two Or More
    545 ± 185

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blount County PUMA, TN is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56.8k
2019 Value
2.71%
1 Year growth
± 2.71%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Blount County PUMA, TN grew at a rate of 2.71%, from 55.3k employees to 56.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blount County PUMA, TN, are Cashiers (1,822 people), Registered nurses (1,683 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,528 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blount County PUMA, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Blount County PUMA, TN, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,822 people), Registered nurses (1,683 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,528 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Blount County PUMA, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Interviewers, except eligibility & loan (3.96 times higher than expected), Physical therapist assistants & aides (3.53 times), and Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks (3.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Blount County PUMA, TN, by average salary, are Physicians ($287,580), Dentists ($180,515), and Chief executives & legislators ($166,076).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.8k
2019 Value
2.71%
1 Year growth
± 2.71%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Blount County PUMA, TN grew at a rate of 2.71%, from 55.3k employees to 56.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blount County PUMA, TN, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,815 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,783 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,522 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Blount County PUMA, TN, though some of these residents may live in Blount County PUMA, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Blount County PUMA, TN, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,815 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,783 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,522 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Blount County PUMA, TN has an unusually high number of Aluminum production & processing (22.6 times higher than expected), Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (15.2 times), and Ship & boat building (8.21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Blount County PUMA, TN, by average salary, are Architectural, engineering & related services ($114,418), Scientific research & development services ($114,254), and Administration of human resource programs ($106,462).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.8B
  2. $36.4B
  3. $34.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $48.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($34.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$413B
2018 Value in Tennessee
$825B
Projected 2045 Value in Tennessee
99.4% growth

In 2018, total outbound Tennessee trade was $413B. This is expected to increase 99.4% to $825B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $28.5B
  2. $25.4B
  3. $22.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $28.5B, followed by Kentucky with $25.4B and Georgia and $22.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (34.7%), followed by Other (4.56%). The most partisan county was Wayne County, TN with 86% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Tennessee
60.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Tennessee
  1. 86% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Tennessee was Wayne County, TN with 86% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Tennessee colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Blount County PUMA, TN awarded 266 degrees. The student population of Blount County PUMA, TN is skewed towards women, with 495 male students and 648 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Blount County PUMA, TN are White (211 and 83.1%), followed by Black or African American (16 and 6.3%), Two or More Races (14 and 5.51%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 3.15%).

The largest universities in Blount County PUMA, TN by number of degrees awarded are Maryville College (266 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Blount County PUMA, TN are Accounting & Finance (28 and 10.5%), General Business Administration & Management (22 and 8.27%), and Counseling Psychology (16 and 6.02%).

The median tuition cost in Blount County PUMA, TN for private four year colleges is $34,752.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Blount County PUMA, TN was Accounting & Finance with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Blount County PUMA, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
266 degrees awarded
$34,752
Median Private

In 2019, the Blount County PUMA, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Maryville College with 266 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

108
Degrees Awarded to Men
158
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 108 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Blount County PUMA, TN, which is 0.684 times less than the 158 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    211 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    14 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Blount County PUMA, TN was White students. These 211 degrees mean that there were 13.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 16 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blount County PUMA, TN was $182,100 in 2019, which is 0.757 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $174,600 to $182,100, a 4.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Blount County PUMA, TN is 75.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Blount County PUMA, TN have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Blount County PUMA, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$182,100
2019 Median
± $5,023
$174,600
2018 Median
± $3,846

In 2019, the median property value in Blount County PUMA, TN grew to to $182,100 from the previous year's value of $174,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Blount County PUMA, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blount County PUMA, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$56,667
Median Household Income
± $1,802
50.6k
Number of Households
± 1,492

In 2019, the median household income of the 50.6k households in Blount County PUMA, TN grew to $56,667 from the previous year's value of $54,140.

The following chart displays the households in Blount County PUMA, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Blount County PUMA, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blount County PUMA, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.4%
2019 Homeownership
75.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 75.4% of the housing units in Blount County PUMA, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Blount County PUMA, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blount County PUMA, TN have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in Blount County PUMA, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (86.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.71%)

In 2019, 86.8% of workers in Blount County PUMA, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7%) and those who worked at home (4.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Blount County PUMA, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Blount County PUMA, TN have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.3% of the population of Blount County PUMA, TN has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 2.01% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Tennessee was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see 1396 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1801 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 634 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, DeKalb County and Lauderdale County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.5%). Additionally, Lauderdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,396 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tennessee

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1,396 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,396 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tennessee in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Tennessee
$4,680
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,677
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,371
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.7%
Uninsured
47%
Employer Coverage
14.4%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
2.01%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blount County PUMA, TN declined by 1.35% from 8.81% to 8.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Blount County PUMA, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21.5% prevalence
  2. 21.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

DeKalb County and Lauderdale County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 21.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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